Exercise can help body fight off the common cold

Exercise can help body fight off the common cold

I rarely get sick, particularly with a cold. As a matter of fact, I was on a recent five-year streak of no colds — that is — until this pa...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Red Cross schedules blood donation events

WASHINGTON — Robeson County residents have the opportunity to give the gift of life during the Christmas season.The American Red Cross has set u...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Health events

LUMBERTON — A number of events promoting health and a healthier lifestyle have been scheduled in December at Southeastern Health’s Communi...

December 9th, 2017 |  


FirstHealth Fitness director receives award from Medical Fitness Association

FirstHealth Fitness director receives award from Medical Fitness Association

PINEHURST — John Caliri, director of FirstHealth Fitness, has been awarded the Hank Boerner Pioneer Award by the Medical Fitness Association....

December 1st, 2017 |  


McLeod Health names new chief Human Resources officer

McLeod Health names new chief Human Resources officer

FLORENCE, S.C. — McLeod Health recently promoted Deborah D. Locklair to chief Human Resources officer.Locklair most recently served as regional ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

In 2006, the courts determined that United States tobacco companies would begin running ads admitting that cigarettes are addictive and that smoking k...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Hospice’s Festival of Trees to share ‘Collected Memories’

Hospice’s Festival of Trees to share ‘Collected Memories’

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Hospice’s annual Festival of Trees will share “Collected Memories” during this year’s 32nd fest...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Healthier drink choices is program topic

LUMBERTON — A program about making healthier drink choices has been scheduled for Friday at Southeastern Health’s Community Health Educati...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Fitness buffs on holiday gift lists easy to please

Fitness buffs on holiday gift lists easy to please

“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Bewaredangersof OTCs

Bewaredangersof OTCs

There has been a lot of discussion on overdosing on opioids, and well there should be.The number of individuals impacted by the use of the drugs is on...

November 17th, 2017 |